Cha Cha's White Chicken Chili

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Delicious white bean chili. Cha Cha says: 'It's kinda spicy, so watch out!' Substitute mild green chiles for the jalapenos if you're scared! Use more chicken and cheese as desired.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed

  • 1 (4 ounce) can diced jalapeno peppers

  • 1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chile peppers

  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper

  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans chicken broth

  • 3 cups chopped cooked chicken breast

  • 3 (15 ounce) cans white beans

  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Slowly cook and stir the onion until tender. Mix in the garlic, jalapeno, green chile peppers, cumin, oregano and cayenne. Continue to cook and stir the mixture until tender, about 3 minutes. Mix in the chicken broth, chicken and white beans. Simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  2. Remove the mixture from heat. Slowly stir in the cheese until melted. Serve warm.

    close up view of White Chicken Chili garnished with sour cream and fresh herbs in a bowl
    Marisa R.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

684 Calories
17g Fat
75g Carbs
59g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 684
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 102mg 34%
Sodium 1896mg 82%
Total Carbohydrate 75g 27%
Dietary Fiber 17g 61%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 59g
Vitamin C 25mg 126%
Calcium 488mg 38%
Iron 12mg 67%
Potassium 1818mg 39%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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